Chris Moore

Cincinnati Hammers Toledo 58-34

CINCINNATI — Gunner Kiel threw for a school record-tying six touchdown passes - each one to a different receiver - in his first collegiate start as the Bearcats overwhelmed Toledo 58-34 Friday night.

Cincinnati (1-0) led 34-0 early in the second but saw its lead was reduced to seven points in the fourth quarter before finishing strong to snap a three-game losing streak to its in-state foe. Kiel was 25-of-37 for 418 yards and Mekale McKay finished with nine catches for 175 yards for the Bearcats, who were the last FBS team to see game action.

Logan Woodside completed 27-of-40 passes for 322 yards and three TDs for the Rockets (1-2), who had a 240-148 advantage on the ground....